Faculty Senate Meeting

Date

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location

Old Main Silver and Sage Room

1. Call to order

2. Action Item: Election of University Committee on Ethics and Commitment, Committee on Conciliation, University Hearing Board, Shared Governance Review Committee, Grievance Clearinghouse Committee, Senate Executive Committee. Candidate statements of nominees. 5 minutes.

3. Approval of the minutes of April 2, 2018. 2 minutes.

4. Report from the Faculty Officers with Q & A. 5 minutes.

5. Report from the Provost with Q & A. 5 minutes.

6. Report from the President with Q & A. 5 minutes.

7. Question and answer for RPC, APPC, SAPC, Strategic Planning, CSC, ASUA, GPSC and APAC reports. 5 minutes.

8. Open Session: Statements at the podium on any topic, limited to two minutes. Maximum number of speakers is four. No discussion is permitted, and no votes will be taken. 8 minutes or less.

9. Action Item: 2020-2021, 2021-2022, and 2022-2023 Academic Calendar Approvals – Vice Chair of the Faculty, Michael Brewer. 5 minutes.

10. Action Items: BSED in Mild Moderate Disabilities, Undergraduate Minor in Chinese Language, Undergraduate Minor in Japanese LanguageUndergraduate Cooperative Education Program Policy– Chair of the Undergraduate Council, Dennis Ray. 5 minutes.

11. Action Items: Compassionate Transfer of Leave Policy, Parental Leave Policy Revision, Ineligibility for Reemployment Policy Revision – Vice President for Business Affairs and Human Resources, Allison Vaillancourt. 10 minutes.

12. Action Item: UHAP Chapter Two Policy Revision, Conflict of Interest – Chair of the Student Affairs Policy Committee, Jeff Stone. 10 minutes.

13. Information Item: Revisions to UHAP Chapters Three and Four – Vice Chair of the Faculty, Michael Brewer, and Vice Provost Tom Miller. 10 minutes.

14. Open Discussion: Athletics – Vice President and Director of Athletics, Dave Heeke. 30 minutes.

15. Election Results-Secretary of the Faculty, Amy Fountain. 8 minutes.

16. Other business: 2 minutes.

17. Adjournment.

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Common Parliamentary Motion

Purpose

Wording Used

Debate Allowed?

Amendments Allowed?

Vote

Postpone or delay a motion

I move to postpone the motion to…

Yes

Yes

Majority

Kill a motion

I move that the motion be postponed indefinitely

Yes

No

Majority

Divide a motion

I move to divide the question

No

Yes

Majority

Modify wording of motion

I move to amend the motion by…

Yes

Yes

Majority

Refer something to committee

I move to refer the motion to….

Yes

Yes

Majority

Limit or extend debate on a topic

I move that debate be limited/extended to…

No

Yes

2/3

Close debate on a topic (forcing a vote)

I move the previous question

No

No

2/3

Request a secret ballot

I move to vote by ballot

No

No

Majority

Reconsider a vote

I move to reconsider the vote…

Yes

No

Majority

Bring new business before Senate

I move that…

Yes

Yes

Majority

Register a complaint

I rise to a question of privilege

No

No

None

Ask that the agenda be followed

I call for the orders of the day

No

No

None

Enforce rules

Point of order

No

No

None

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